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City growing trees at new tree farm

The City of Selkirk is planting seeds today to ensure a healthy tomorrow with a tree farm that will enhance parks and green space throughout the community for years to come. Director of Operations Dan McDermid said the trees will begin their life at the tree farm and as they grow will be transplanted at…

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Selkirk celebrates National Forest Week with tree planting; partners with Selkirk Home Hardware and Tree Canada to plant 69 trees

Front row, left to right, Selkirk Home Hardware owner Rob Borthistle, Selkirk Councillor Kelly Cook, Selkirk Steelers Braden Shea, Riley Giauque, Brett Friesen and Adam Withers, and Tree Canada representative Mike James, join city staff and Selkirk Community Renewal Corporation staff at Friday’s tree planting in Selkirk Park.    The City of Selkirk celebrated National…

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Peace Day – September 21, 2016

  Peace Days is holding its 7th Annual Festival of Peace and Compassion – September 11 to 25, 2016. Peace Days was inspired by Rotary World Peace Partners in 2010 and grew out of a desire to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, designated as September 21st each year. The mission of Peace Days is to…

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Selkirk earns top marks at Communities in Bloom

From left to right: Debbie Kuypers, Anne-Marie Kurbis, Corinna Rach, Don Budinsky (provincial judge), Judy Brooks, Chris Carruthers, Michelle Balharry, Roberta Chic and Raymond Avanthay.     It took just eight short years and Selkirk has earned five blooms. The City was awarded Five Blooms – the highest rating – at the Manitoba Communities in…

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